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Notice
Subject
ALLOCATION OF FISCAL YEAR (FY) 1999 FUNDS FOR HIGHWAY USE TAX EVASION PROJECTS
Classification Code Date  
N 4510.415 August 30, 1999  

  1. PURPOSE. To transmit the certificate of apportionment pursuant to the provision of Title 23, U.S.C., Section 157(g)(3)(A) and the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21) Restoration Act, Section 1403(a).

  2. BACKGROUND. Title 23 U.S.C., Section 157 provides funds for allocations to States whose seat belt use rate is greater than the national average or whose seat belt use rate in the previous year was higher than the State's "base seat belt use rate." Title 23 U.S.C., Section 157(g)(3) further requires that in FY 1999, any funds remaining unallocated after all eligible States have received allocations under the Seat Belt Safety Incentive Grant Program, (1) shall be apportioned in accordance with Title 23, U.S.C., Section 104(b)(3); (2) shall be considered to be sums made available for expenditure on the surface transportation program, except that the amounts shall not be subject to Section 133(d); and, (3) shall be available for any purpose eligible for funding under Section 133.

  3. AVAILABILITY

    1. The funds resulting from this apportionment are available for obligation until September 30, 2002. Any amounts not obligated by the State on or before September 30, 2002, shall lapse.

    2. The funds resulting from this apportionment are available for obligation immediately and will be subject to obligation controls in force at the time of obligation.

    3. The participating rate for these funds is 80 percent or 90 percent if used on the Interstate System (except for adding lanes which are not high occupancy lanes or auxiliary lanes), with sliding scale rates not to exceed 95 percent.

    4. The appropriation code is Q04, and the project number prefix is SBS.

  4. OBLIGATION LIMITATION. The apportionment of these funds result in an increase to the FY 1999 formula obligation limitation. The amount of FY 1999 formula obligation limitation distributed to each State is also shown on the Attachment.

  5. ACTION. Division Administrators should ensure that copies of this Notice are furnished to State Transportation Agencies.

Kenneth Wykle Signature
Kenneth R. Wykle
Federal Highway Administrator

Attachment


CERTIFICATE OF APPORTIONMENT FROM
THE SUM OF $19,758,000 MADE AVAILABLE FROM
THE SEAT BELT SAFETY INCENTIVE GRANT PROGRAM
FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 1999

TO--

The Secretary of the Treasury of the United States and the State Agencies responsible for the Seat Belt Safety Incentive Grant Program:

Pursuant to section 9503 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century, title 23, United States Code, and the delegation of authority from the Secretary of Transportation to the Federal Highway Administrator in section 1.48, title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, I certify--

First, that the Secretary of the Treasury has made the estimate required by section 9503(d) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and based on that estimate, I have determined that the amount which can be apportioned from the funds made available under the Seat Belt Safety Incentive Grant Program for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1999, after allocating funds to States pursuant to title 23, United States Code 157(c) is $19,758,000 as determined in accordance with section 157(g)(3) of title 23, United States Code (section 1403(a) of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century).

Second, I have computed the apportionment among the several States and the District of Columbia of the amounts authorized from the Seat Belt Safety Incentive Grant Program in the manner provided by law in accordance with the formula set forth in section 157(g)(3)(A)(i) of title 23, United States Code.

Third, that the sums which are hereby apportioned to each State and the District of Columbia, effective immediately are respectively as follows:

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION

APPORTIONMENT OF FUNDS MADE AVAILABLE FROM
THE SEAT BELT SAFETY INCENTIVE GRANT PROGRAM FUNDS
PURSUANT TO 23 U.S.C. SECTION 157(g)(3)(A)
AND FY 1999 OBLIGATION LIMITATION

STATE AMOUNT FY 1999
FORMULA
OBLIGATION
LIMITATION
INCREASE
 
ALABAMA 403,878 403,878
ALASKA 98,790 98,790
ARIZONA 327,583 327,583
ARKANSAS 283,993 283,993
CALIFORNIA 1,949,587 1,949,587
COLORADO 278,719 278,719
CONNECTICUT 190,758 190,758
DELAWARE 98,790 98,790
DIST. OF COL. 98,790 98,790
FLORIDA 875,231 875,231
GEORGIA 690,114 690,114
HAWAII 98,790 98,790
IDAHO 122,367 122,367
ILLINOIS 732,215 732,215
INDIANA 500,883 500,883
IOWA 287,856 287,856
KANSAS 318,947 318,947
KENTUCKY 320,995 320,995
LOUISIANA 323,403 323,403
MAINE 104,868 104,868
MARYLAND 314,515 314,515
MASSACHUSETTS 335,853 335,853
MICHIGAN 703,704 703,704
MINNESOTA 385,010 385,010
MISSISSIPPI 279,978 279,978
MISSOURI 512,252 512,252
MONTANA 129,341 129,341
NEBRASKA 199,931 199,931
NEVADA 136,242 136,242
NEW HAMPSHIRE 98,790 98,790
NEW JERSEY 436,614 436,614
NEW MEXICO 174,032 174,032
NEW YORK 790,795 790,795
NORTH CAROLINA 533,482 533,482
NORTH DAKOTA 125,017 125,017
OHIO 729,296 729,296
OKLAHOMA 380,943 380,943
OREGON 267,384 267,384
PENNSYLVANIA 709,678 709,678
RHODE ISLAND 98,790 98,790
SOUTH CAROLINA 336,246 336,246
SOUTH DAKOTA 139,232 139,232
TENNESSEE 443,990 443,990
TEXAS 1,552,531 1,552,531
UTAH 160,975 160,975
VERMONT 98,790 98,790
VIRGINIA 525,855 525,855
WASHINGTON 387,067 387,067
WEST VIRGINIA 153,696 153,696
WISCONSIN 412,624 412,624
WYOMING 98,790 98,790
 
TOTAL 19,758,000 19,758,000

APPROVED EFFECTIVE August 30, 1999
Original signed by,
Kenneth Wykle Signature
Kenneth R. Wykle
FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATOR
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